[b-hebrew] Asher in Ps 51:10?
randallbuth at gmail.com
Mon Apr 11 04:32:28 EDT 2011
yes, dikita, pi`el in context.
On Mon, Apr 11, 2011 at 10:47 AM, Pere Porta <pporta7 at gmail.com> wrote:
> Lovely, Randall.
> Yes, I mistook the groups!
> Now, DKYT can be read as "DAkyt" and not as "DIkyt"? Namely, qal and not
> Kind regards.
> Pere Porta
> (Barcelona, Catalonia, Spain)
> 2011/4/11 Randall Buth <randallbuth at gmail.com>
>> shalom Pere
>> > ask, please, ten (learned) people about this issue and put them down in
>> > two groups according the answer they gave:
>> > Group one: those who claim that DKYT is a verbal form of DK', crush,
>> > with the meaning "you crushed".
>> > Group two: those who claim that DKYT is an adjective.
>> > And then.... compare the results.
>> > Here is my prediction:
>> > You will get a result 1 in group one and a result 9 in group two.
>> > Kind regards
>> > Pere Porta
>> Three brief notes.
>> 1. There is a typo. You meant to say 9 in group one (verb) and 1
>> in group two (adjective). (and I assume that your 'learned people'
>> refers to fluent Hebrew speakers/readers)
>> 2. In order to read "dkyt" as an adjective one would hypothesize a
>> word dexuyot, but that word would normally be written dkwywt or
>> dkywt. You will note that long 'o' and 'u' and 'i' are regularly written
>> with w and y in Ps 51, including 'internal' vowel letters.
>> 3. Actually, your numbers are off. The average would be more than
>> nine out of ten reading the verb, and less than one proposing an
>> There is no problem with reading dkyt as dakita in Ps 51.10,
>> so evreyone does. It is not missing letters but written exactly the
>> way it should be and it fits within normal paramteters of BH poetry.
>> Randall Buth, PhD
>> Biblical Language Center
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> Pere Porta
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